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Fidels Ethics of Violence: The Moral Dimension of the Political Thought of Fidel Castro Dayan Jayatilleka

Fidels Ethics of Violence: The Moral Dimension of the Political Thought of Fidel Castro

Dayan Jayatilleka

Published November 20th 2007
ISBN : 9780745326979
Hardcover
248 pages
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Fidel Castros most original contribution to revolutionary and radical thought has been his development of an explicit ethical position on one of the most controversial issues of our time: vioelnce. This book explores the evolution of CastrosMoreFidel Castros most original contribution to revolutionary and radical thought has been his development of an explicit ethical position on one of the most controversial issues of our time: vioelnce. This book explores the evolution of Castros political thinking-and in particular how he philosophically reconciles violence,political power and morality.The author argues that Castros doctrine of armed struggle is the logical development of his idea of the ethical liberation fighter. At its core is the unremitting emphasis on the ethical use of violence and the occupation of the moral high ground.